Thursday April 9, 2020

Paperback of the week

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot. By David Shafer. Penguin, €13

7th June, 2015
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Set in a near-future world riddled with justifiable paranoia about the creeping surveillance of ordinary citizens, David Shafer’s techno-thriller Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (the initials are no coincidence) is this close to being a truly excellent novel. Mixing passages of outstanding writing with plotting that occasionally acts as a dead weight, it’s a real curiosity of a book.

The story revolves around three very different people. The first to be introduced is...

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